Orlando Photographer Alexia Adana: Interview and Photos

I recently met Alexia Adana at a party hosted by Orlando Weekly, a local press publishing the stories mainstream is afraid to print.  After becoming Facebook friends, I noticed Alexia’s beautiful photography. On November 22 in Miami, she’ll be a featured RAW artist for the 5th Annual RAWards. Last week-end, after my asking her, Alexia granted... Read More »

Orlando Burlesque Dancer: Kissa Von Addams

I first encountered burlesque dancer Kissa Von Addams at an event hosted by The Peacock Room, a lounge located in Orlando, Florida.  The event featured fetish, poets and burlesque dancing. Kissa attended the event with Gams Dee Vyne, another burlesque dancer. Kissa Von Addams currently performs burlesque in Downtown Orlando’s Stardust Lounge. At the Peacock... Read More »

Creepy Halloween Props at Orlando’s Peacock Room

Every year, creepy Halloween props go up in The Peacock Room, a Central Florida bar located near Downtown Orlando’s edge. David Rich, one of the two owners, gave the low-down on the props. “They are made by a man that works for a local theme park. They were made for us. We own them. And... Read More »

Sepia Tone Photos from a Western Theme Party

Last year, I DJed a Halloween house party hosted by friends.   The theme was western. With my Canon Rebel, I photographed the event. Nothing against the ghosts and goblins who showed up. Yet, I decided to get creative with the western folks. Someone suggested sepia tone photos. In Photoshop Elements, I did just that with... Read More »

An Alice in Wonderland Costume Event in Sanford, Florida

Back in April 2010, Little Fish-Huge Pond hosted an Alice in Wonderland event.  Little Fish-Huge Pond exists in Sanford, a forty-five minute drive away from Orlando, Florida. For those that don’t know, the original name for Lewis Caroll’s book is Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  Stage, film and television shortened it to the name most people recognize.... Read More »

Two Female Fire Dancers: Laura Dewey and Sissy Mary Sinful

Back in April, I drove to Orlando’s Castle Knights.  An evening fundraiser hosted by Ferox happened, a fundraiser for two of Ferox’s close friends.  Ferox hosts burlesque shows around the area. During tonight’s event, two female fire dancers performed: Laura Dewey and and Sissy Mary Sinful. The following pics I shot with my Canon Rebel.... Read More »

Bikini Contest at Florida’s Cocoa Beach Pier

Back in June 2007, I visited a friend in Cape Canaveral, Florida. For those that don’t know, Cape Canaveral exists on Florida’s Space Coast, the home of NASA. My buddy told me about a bikini contest happening at The Cocoa Beach Pier. Yet, wouldn’t you know it, my Canon Rebel DSLR wouldn’t work.  Instead, I... Read More »

Rapper Bushwick Bill’s Surprise Appearance at Orlando’s The Beacham

Friday and Saturday nights, I photograph for The Beacham, a nightclub existing in Downtown Orlando.  Last Friday night delivered a surprise.  The DJ and two dancers performs on The Beacham’s stage.  After me doing some photo shots on the stage, I walked down the short passageway leading to the dance floor.  Entering through the passageway’s... Read More »

A Masquerade Event in Downtown Sanford, Florida

Last November, I attended a birthday masquerade party at Little Fish-Huge Pond.  Little Fish exists in Downtown Sanford, Florida. Masquerade balls originated in 15th century Venice, Italy.  During the Venetian Carnival, members of the upper-class held dances as they wore masks.  Also during these events, because of the mask wearing, hedonistic behavior became the norm. ... Read More »